Apple updates iMacs with Intel Sandy Bridge processors, Thunderbolt I/O

 Apple released updated iMacs today with Intel Quad-Core Sandy Bridge processors, faster graphics, FaceTime HD cameras, and Thunderbolt I/O ports.

The new models are being sold in similar configurations to the previous 2010 models, with 21″ and 27″ displays ranging from $1199 to $1999. Quad-Core Intel Core i5 processors are standard across the range with optional Core i7 processors available. No apparent changes were made to the case designs.

The following iMacs are in stock today at The Apple Store with free shipping:

– 21″ 2.5GHz i5 iMac (4GB/500GB): $1199
– 21″ 2.7GHz i5 iMac (4GB/1TB):
$1499
– 27″ 2.7GHz i5 iMac (4GB/1TB):
$1699
– 27″ 3.1GHz i5 iMac (4GB/1TB):
$1999